Campus News

Larry Feick headshot in jacket and shirt/tie
Currently Pitt’s vice provost for special projects, Lawrence Feick joined Pitt in 1982 and has most recently served as provost liaison to all four of Pitt’s regional campuses.
Bernard J. Costello, professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, effective April 1. Costello has been serving as interim dean since February 2018.
James R. Martin II, professor and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering, effective Aug. 15.
Wildermuth in a blue and white blazer in front of a tan background
Amy J. Wildermuth, associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at the University of Utah, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She will begin her deanship on July 1.
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Dina Fradkin and Jahvon Dockery took home this year’s top undergraduate student awards at Pitt’s Honors Convocation, which celebrates the achievements of faculty members and students.
Laurel and Peter Alpern wearing their medals from the fall race
Second-year math major Laurel Alpern didn't expect to follow in her family's footsteps to the Pitt Rowing Club, but once she met the team, she was hooked. As the new season approaches, the rowers look forward to another record-breaking year.
Marjorie Tolsdorf in red coat standing on ice in front of buildings in Russia
The University of Pittsburgh is among only 16 institutions to be named a top producer in both the Fulbright U.S. Student and Scholar programs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.
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The stately Hillman Library turns 50 this year, and the University is celebrating by hosting events, showcasing new archival efforts and funding an extensive interior renovation.
Head and front paw of Pitt Panther statue
Over a nearly 150-year period, the Panthers have built an athletics legacy that includes Olympians, All-Americans, world-record performances, national championships and numerous legendary moments. The Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame will showcase this history.
The University of Pittsburgh is profiled in The Princeton Review's "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck."